Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Barrels of fun at Grande Provence Harvest Festival

Franschhoek - Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate – Saturday, 28 February 2015
Issued by GC Communications on behalf of Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Celebrate the 2015 grape harvest with Grande Provence on Saturday, 28 February, with fun and laughter as the order of the day at their annual Harvest Festival. Start your morning at 9H00 with artisanal coffee and farm baked muffins followed by a day of grape picking, stomping, wine tasting and magnificent food. 
Let the adventure begin with a tractor ride into the lush vineyards to gather your grapes, followed by wine tasting and a cellar tour led by Grande Provence`s Cellarmaster. Next up, revel in your very own barrel of fun by participating in traditional harvest day grape stomping. Live music will entertain you while hosing down your feet.
To end the festivities, tuck into a lavish harvest feast expertly prepared by Grande Provence’s Executive Chef.
Tickets for this fun-filled event are R650 for adults and R350 for children under 12. Booking is essential, so besure to contact Barbara at Tel: 021 876 8600 or Email:
Grande Provence Wine Heritage Estate boasts a wide selection of award winning wines led by their flagship Bordeaux-style red blend, The Grande Provence. Other wines in the range include a Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc/Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Their Angel Tears range of easy drinking wines comprises a Red, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc and Aromatic White.

Located in Franschhoek, the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate embraces true South African wine heritage, excellent food and luxury accommodation. Part of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence offers guests The Owner’s Cottage, La Provençale, The Restaurant, The Winery, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden and The Shop. For more information visit or Twitter @grande_provence.